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Conconully celebrates appreciation

Community comes together after fire

CONCONULLY - After the Okanogan Complex fire came within feet of some local residents' doors this summer, the town came together Wednesday night to pay appreciation to local residents and emergency personnel, and have a gourmet dinner.

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Cariboo Inn restaurant opens

Longtime cafe returns following hiatus since 2014

The restaurant in a longtime downtown building is up and running again after a hiatus of more than a year.

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McKinney offers country show

The Omak Performing Arts Center is going country Saturday night with an evening concert by up-and-coming country artist Chance McKinney.

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Candidates square off in Oroville forum

Sparks fly between Oroville School Board candidates

Candidates vying for city council and school board in contested races squared off in a heated forum that turned into a debate Thursday at Vicki’s Backdoor Club.

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Parties await judge’s order on Three Devils

Chiliwist residents vow to appeal road closure decision

Litigants in the Three Devils Road closure case are awaiting a final judge’s order, but Chiliwist residents say they’re prepared to appeal the decision to the state Supreme Court.

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Okanogan woman visits India

Omak grad learns about struggles facing Indian people

It isn’t every day someone can see the direct impact her work is having on someone around the globe.

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Chronicle staff brings home awards

Artist Brad Skiff sweeps political cartoon division

The Chronicle received one of the state’s top newspaper awards Friday night, being named runner-up for general excellence in its circulation category.

County may pull plug on over-the-air TV

Commissioners plan November hearing on matter

Okanogan County commissioners are considering pulling the plug on Television District No. 1, which has brought TV signals to the Okanogan Valley for 60 years.

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Renew Spa opens

Renew Spa, the last portion of the 12 Tribes Resort Casino to open, had its soft opening last week.

Federal help sought for fire recovery

If approved, aid could include business, individual and agency help

Federal assistance is being sought to help families, business owners, local governments and the Colville Confederated Tribes with recovery from the summer’s wildfires which.

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Legislator calls for fight against McCleary

Kuchenbuch succeeds Wyss as Farm Bureau leader

State Rep. Matt Manweller. R-Ellensburg, called on Okanogan County Farm Bureau members to take part in what he sees as a constitutional crisis in Olympia.

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Family Faire wraps up today

Parade, music on tap for closing day

The 42nd annual Okanogan Family Faire, commonly known as Barter Faire, will conclude today at 76 W. Cayuse Mountain Road off Highway 20 east of Tonasket.

Madden talks of wolves

Cattlemen meet with wolf-human

There wasn’t a Kumbaya moment Friday night as cattlemen walked away from a three-hour session with the state’s contract wolf-human conflict manager without any pretense of a resolution.

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Fire victims share stories

Commissioners hear about failings, successes of fight

People affected by the recent trio of wildfires praised and panned state and federal agencies’ responses and the Okanogan County Department of Emergency Management during a post-fire meeting hosted by county commissioners last Thursday.

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Family Faire is this weekend

Thousands are expected for 42nd annual barter event

An empty field nestled in the Okanogan Highlands will soon become the most populated community in Okanogan County.